A Boston parking valet armed with an umbrella managed to fight off a knife-wielding purse snatcher.
Police report 23-year-old valet Felix Vega came to the aid of a 61-year-old woman.
A man had jumped into her car and threatened her with a knife.
Police say Vega grabbed an umbrella and started whacking the crook, who ran off.
Police arrested Richard Morse nearby.
Officers say he still had the victim's purse.